‘It was like a zoo’: Death on an unruly, overcrowded Mount EverestAbdul Gh Lone 27 May 2019 0 COMMENTS
This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on Everest, with at least 10 deaths, some of which were avoidable. The problem hasn’t been avalanches, blizzards or high winds. Veteran climbers blame the presence of too many inexperienced climbers. Nepal has no strict rules about who can climb Everest, and veteran climbers say that is a recipe for disaster.